What is Permissible Exposure Limit (PEL)

What is Permissible Exposure Limit (PEL)

Permissible exposure limit (PEL) is a legal limit for exposure of an employee to a chemical substance or physical agent such as loud noise, vibration, etc. It is usually given as a time-weighted average (TWA). Some Definitions Relating To Permissible Exposure Limit 1. Threshold Limit Value (TLV(R) ): The threshold limit value of a chemical substance establishes…

Safety Precautions for the Use of Gas Cylinders
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Safety Precautions for the Use of Gas Cylinders

Gas cylinders contain compressed gas. Certain specific properties of compressed gases make them highly useful in various research activities. Compressed gases can be very dangerous if not handled in an appropriate manner. Accidents involving gas cylinders can cause serious injury or even death. Types of Gases Cylinder Flammable gases: This type of gas burns or…

6 Effective Approaches to Enhancing Health and Safety Compliance on the Workplace

6 Effective Approaches to Enhancing Health and Safety Compliance on the Workplace

I did an opinion survey on LinkedIn among Health and Safety professionals to bring out the different opinions on the ways to enhance Health and Safety compliance. As of the date of putting up this article, I have gathered some very interesting points that will be beneficial to all health and safety professionals and management…

What is Environmental Health: Everything you Need to Know

What is Environmental Health: Everything you Need to Know

According to WHO – Environmental health is defined as those aspects of human health and disease that are determined by factors in the environment. It also refers to the theory and practice of assessing and controlling factors in the environment that can potentially affect health. It can be said to be the field of science…

Workers Compensation: How Does It Work?

Workers Compensation: How Does It Work?

According to Wikipedia, ”Workers compensation is a form of insurance providing wage replacement and medical benefits to employees injured in the course of employment in exchange for mandatory relinquishment of the employee’s right to sue their employer for the tort of negligence.” Some laws support Worker’s compensation, these equate to form the worker’s compensation law. …

55 Important Safety Rules You Must Apply To Stay Safe

55 Important Safety Rules You Must Apply To Stay Safe

Safety rules are a set of information that aims at preventing accidents. These rules should guide our daily activities both in the industrial and domestic setting. Safety rules will guide your actions at work, at home, on the road, while driving, when being driven, etc. You need safety rules in all aspects of your endeavors….